A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
People fall forward to success.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
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.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.