We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
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.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
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.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.