The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
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.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
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.
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.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.