There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
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.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
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.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.