If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
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.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
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.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Our true nationality is mankind.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.