Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
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.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
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.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.