Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.