Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.