We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
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 marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
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 man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
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.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.