Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
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.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
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 world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.