People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
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.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.