A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
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?
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
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.