A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
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.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
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.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.