All sins are attempts to fill voids.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
It’s extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Our true nationality is mankind.
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.
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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
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.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
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.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.