A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.