Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Our true nationality is mankind.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
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.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.