No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
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.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
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.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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.