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It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one's neighbor.

Greatest fools are the most often satisfied.
It is not only what we do, but also what we do not do for which we are accountable.
Thinking good thoughts is not enough, doing good deeds is not enough, seeing others follow your good examples is enough.
One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person.
We are never more discontented with others than when we are discontented with ourselves.
You can't know too much, but you can say too much.
We lie loudest when we lie to ourselves.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
The trouble with worrying so much about your security in the future is that you feel so insecure in the present.
We are given one life, and the decision is our whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind or whether to act and, in acting, to live.
Arrogance on the part of the meritorious is even more offensive to us than the arrogance of those without merit: for merit itself is offensive.
To be innocent is to be not guilty; but to be virtuous is to overcome our evil inclinations.
Science is organized knowledge.
The formulation of a problem is often more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skill.
There are three faithful friends, an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.
I feel that the most important requirement in success is learning to overcome failure. You must learn to tolerate it, but never accept it.
We only labor to stuff the memory, and leave the conscience and the understanding unfurnished and void.
Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden.
There's a basic human weakness inherent in all people which tempts them to want what they can't have and not want what is readily available to them.
To mourn a mischief that is past and gone is the next way to draw new mischief on.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
We must always tell what we see. Above all, and this is more difficult, we must always see what we see.
Every time I look into the eyes of an animal I see life; the force of life and the beauty of creation
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
You've got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing.
A minor operation is one that is done on someone else
I'm afraid of being lazy and complacent. I'm afraid of taking myself too seriously.
Forget the times of your distress, but never forget what they taught you.
Always give your best. Never get discouraged. Never be petty. Always remember: others may hate you. Those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself. . . .Only if you have been in the deepest valley can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain.
The better a man is the more mistakes he will make for the more things he will try.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, Thy will be done, and those to whom God says, All right, then, have it your way.
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
Anything that changes your values changes your behavior.
Chinks in America's egalitarian armor are not hard to find. Democracy is the fig leaf of elitism.
Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
The idol is the measure of the worshipper.
Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.
Language is the dress of thought.
The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it.
Journeys end in lovers meeting.
An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
Will minus intellect constitutes vulgarity.

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