A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.