We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?