Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
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.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
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.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.