The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
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.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
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.
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.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. That’s four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
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.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
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 question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
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.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.