Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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?
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
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.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.