All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
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.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
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 seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
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.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
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.