The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Our true nationality is mankind.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
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.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
A human being is a deciding being.