Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
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.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
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.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.