Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
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.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
A human being is a deciding being.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.