If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
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.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?