People fall forward to success.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
A human being is a deciding being.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
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
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.