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.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
A human being is a deciding being.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.