Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
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.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
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.
A human being is a deciding being.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.