The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
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.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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 question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. That’s four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.