There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
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.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
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
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
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.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
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.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.