Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
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.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
It’s extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.