Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
People fall forward to success.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
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.