It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. That’s four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
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.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
People fall forward to success.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
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.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
A human being is a deciding being.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.