People fall forward to success.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.