Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being Ė you.