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.
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.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
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.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
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.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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.