He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Our true nationality is mankind.
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.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
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.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
A human being is a deciding being.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.