A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
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.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
A human being is a deciding being.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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.
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 is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
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.
Our true nationality is mankind.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.