To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
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.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
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.
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.
People fall forward to success.