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.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
People fall forward to success.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.