I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Our true nationality is mankind.
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.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.