On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
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
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
It’s extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.