A person's a person, no matter how small.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
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.
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.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
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.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.