If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
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.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.