The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
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.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
People fall forward to success.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
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.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.