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
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
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.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
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.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.