It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
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.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
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.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.