It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
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.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.