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.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
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.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
People fall forward to success.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?