Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
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?
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
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.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
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.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.