A person's a person, no matter how small.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
A human being is a deciding being.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
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.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
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.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
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.