A human being is a deciding being.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
Our true nationality is mankind.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
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.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
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.
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.
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.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.