I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.