To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
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.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
A human being is a deciding being.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.