A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
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 great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
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.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
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.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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.