A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
A human being is a deciding being.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
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.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.