Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
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.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
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.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.