I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
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.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
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.
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.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.