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.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
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.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
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.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
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.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.