Some people bear three kinds of trouble - the ones they've had, the ones they have, and the ones they expect to have.
History is a race between education and catastrophe.
Our true nationality is mankind.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
There is no more evil thing in this world than race prejudice, none at all. [...] It justifies and holds together more baseness, cruelty, and abomination than any other sort of error in the world.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
Sometimes, you have to step outside of the person you've been and remember the person you were meant to be. The person you want to be. The person you are.
The path of least resistance is the path of the loser.
The uglier a man's legs are, the better he plays golf - it's almost a law.
It sounds plausible enough tonight, but wait until tomorrow. Wait for the common sense of the morning.
The German people are an orderly, vain, deeply sentimental and rather insensitive people. They seem to feel at their best when they are singing in chorus, saluting or obeying orders.
Biologists can be just as sensitive to heresy as theologians.
Until a man has found God, he begins at no beginning and works to no end.
The true objection to slavery is not that it is unjust to the inferior but that it corrupts the superior.
A downtrodden class... will never be able to make an effective protest until it achieves solidarity.
There is no upper limit to what individuals are capable of doing with their minds. There is no age limit that bars them from beginning. There is no obstacle that cannot be overcome if they persist and believe.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Advertising is legalized lying.
The man who raises a fist has run out of ideas.
Let your love be stronger than your hate or anger. Learn the wisdom of compromise, for it is better to bend a little than to break.
It is the system of nationalist individualism that has to go....We are living in the end of the sovereign states....In the great struggle to evoke a Westernized World Socialism, contemporary governments may vanish....Countless people...will hate the new world order....and will die protesting against it.
If there is no God, nothing matters. If there is a God, nothing else matters.
Christ is the most unique person of history. No man can write a history of the human race without giving first and foremost place to the penniless Teacher of Nazareth.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
We all have our time machines, don't we. Those that take us back are memories...And those that carry us forward, are dreams.
We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery.
The doctrine of the Kingdom of Heaven, which was the main teaching of Jesus, is certainly one of the most revolutionary doctrines that ever stirred and changed human thought.
The true strength of rulers and empires lies not in armies or emotions, but in the belief of men that they are inflexibly open and truthful and legal. As soon as a government departs from that standard it ceases to be anything more than 'the gang in possession,' and its days are numbered.
In all the round world of Utopia there is no meat. There used to be, but now we cannot stand the thought of slaughterhouses. And it is impossible to find anyone who will hew a dead ox or pig. I can still remember as a boy the rejoicings over the closing of the last slaughterhouse.
I do not believe I have any immortality. The greatest evil in the world today is the Christian religion
Now they stumbled in the shackles of humanity, lived in a fear that never died, fretted by a law they could not understand; their mock-human existence began in an agony, was one long internal struggle, one long dread of Moreau - and for what? It was the wantonness that stirred me.
Crime and bad lives are the measure of a State's failure, all crime in the end is the crime of the community.
The only true measure of success is the ratio between what we might have done and what we might have been on the one hand, and the thing we have made and the things we have made of ourselves on the other.
Tell the truth and read story books;it will take you to the magical moment in a glory night.
Leaders should lead as far as they can and then vanish. Their ashes should not choke the fire they have lit.
once you lose yourself, you have two choices: find the person you used to be, or lose that person completely.
... life falls into place only with God.
A time will come when a politician who has willfully made war and promoted international dissension will be as sure of the dock and much surer of the noose than a private homicide. It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men's lives should not stake their own.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
If your life doesn't end in failure, you haven't reached high enough. So it was failure I had to achieve.