The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
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.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
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.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
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.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.