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.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.