A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
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.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
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.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
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.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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.