Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
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.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Our true nationality is mankind.