A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
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.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
A person's a person, no matter how small.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
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.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Our true nationality is mankind.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.