Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
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.
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.
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.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
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.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
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.