Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
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.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
A human being is a deciding being.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
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
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.