Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
A human being is a deciding being.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
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.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.