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.
It’s extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
A human being is a deciding being.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
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.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.