One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
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.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.