Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
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.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
People fall forward to success.
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.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.