All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
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.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
People fall forward to success.
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.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
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.