A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
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.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.