The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
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.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
A human being is a deciding being.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.