It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
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.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
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.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
A person's a person, no matter how small.