After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
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.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.