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.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.