A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
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.
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 great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
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.
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.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.