A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
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.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.