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.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
A human being is a deciding being.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.