Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.