We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
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.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
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.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
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.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.