The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
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
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
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 woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
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.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
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.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
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.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.