A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
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?
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.