Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
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.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
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.
A person's a person, no matter how small.