Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
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.
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.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
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.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
A human being is a deciding being.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Our true nationality is mankind.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.