Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Our true nationality is mankind.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
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.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. That’s four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.