Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
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.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
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.
People fall forward to success.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.