The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
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.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
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.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.