To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
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.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
A human being is a deciding being.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
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.
People fall forward to success.
Our true nationality is mankind.
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.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.