I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
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.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
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.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
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.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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?
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.