Genius is formed in quiet, character in the stream of human life
Genius is no respecter of time, trouble, money or persons, the four things around which human affairs turn most persistently.
A woman who has no way of expressing herself and of realizing herself as a full human being has nothing else to turn to but the owning of material things
Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.
A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illnesses.
I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent.
For one human being to love another human being: that is perhaps the most difficult task that has been entrusted to us, the ultimate task, the final test and proof, the work for which all other work is merely preparation . . . Loving does not at first mean merging, surrendering, and uniting with another person--it is a high inducement for the individual to ripen . . . to become world in himself for the sake of another person; it is a great, demanding claim on him, something that chooses him and calls him to vast distances.
For I dipped into the future, far as human eye could see, Saw the vision of the world, and all the wonder that would be
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future, making it predictable and reliable to the extent that this is humanly possible.
Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature. Never is life so low or so little as when occupied with the present.
Human pride is not worthwhile; there is always something lying in wait to take the wind out of it
In law a man is guilty when he violates the rights of others. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so.
In law, a man is guilty when he violates the rights of another. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so.
The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
Economic advance is not the same thing as human progress.
It is the personal thoughtfulness, the warm human awareness, the reaching out of the self to one's fellow man that makes giving worthy of the Christmas spirit.
That long drip of human tears.
Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without
It is in the American tradition to stand up for one's rights - even if the new way to stand up for one's rights is to sit down
The human race has only one really effective weapon and that is laughter.
Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species.
Praise is like sunlight to the human spirit: we cannot flower and grow without it.
Workingmen are at the foundation of society. Show me that product of human endeavor in the making of which the workingman has had no share, and I will show you something that society can well dispense with.
Art Exist for the human species. I think that all of the people who love art, those who teach art, and all of you should burn with the obligation to save the world