Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
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.
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.
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.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
People fall forward to success.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.