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 great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
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.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.