A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
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?
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
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.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.