He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
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.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
People fall forward to success.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
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.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.