I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
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.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
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.
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.
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.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.