Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
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.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.