Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
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.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
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.
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.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.