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.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
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.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.