It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
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 measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.