I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
A human being is a deciding being.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.