Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
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 understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
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.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.