To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
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.
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.
People fall forward to success.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.