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.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
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.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
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 capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
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.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.