Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
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.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
A human being is a deciding being.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.