Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.