Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
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.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.