Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
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.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
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.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.