A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
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.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
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.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.