Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.