Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
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 narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
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
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
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.