Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.