The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
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 true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
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.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
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.