He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
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.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being Ė you.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
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.
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.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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.