The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
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.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.