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.
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.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
People fall forward to success.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
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.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
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.