A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
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.
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's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
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.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
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.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
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.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.