People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
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.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
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.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Our true nationality is mankind.