Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
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.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
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.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.