All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
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.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
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.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
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.