Our true nationality is mankind.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
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.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
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.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.