People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
People fall forward to success.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
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.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
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.