He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
People fall forward to success.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
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.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Our true nationality is mankind.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.