Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.