Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.
The worst disease which can afflict executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism.
It is best to do things systematically, since we are only human, and disorder is our worst enemy.
If all of us acted in unison as I act individually there would be no wars and no poverty. I have made myself personally responsible for the fate of every human being who has come my way.
Such is the human race, often it seems a pity that Noah... didn't miss the boat.
Art is not an end in itself, but a means of addressing humanity.
If we glance at the most important revolutions in history, we see at once that the greatest number of these originated in the periodical revolutions on the human mind.
Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom.
The bow cannot always stand bent, nor can human frailty subsist without some lawful recreation.
The indestructible is one: it is each individual human being and, at the same time, it is common to all, hence the incomparably indivisible union that exists between human beings.
The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
I think the worst woman that ever existed would have made a man of very passable reputation - they are all better than us and their faults such as they are must originate with ourselves.
The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded.
No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be subdued by discipline.
We now know most things that can be measured in this world, except the bounds of human ambition!
My worst quality is impatience.
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.
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk or even current philosophy.
Hell is an outrage on humanity. When you tell me that your deity made you in his image, I reply that he must have been very ugly.
The worst tragedy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood.
To confine our attention to terrestrial matters would be to limit the human spirit.
The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed.
The only things in my life that compatibly exists with this grand universe are the creative works of the human spirit.
I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.