A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
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.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Our true nationality is mankind.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
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.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.