Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
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.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
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.
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.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
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.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
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.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
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.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?