To be a human among human beings, and remain one forever,no matter what misfortunes befall, not to become depressed, and not to falter – this is what life is, herein lies its task.
Three possible solutions of the great problem of increasing human energy are answered by the three words: food, peace, work.
Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.
While in the life of the human race the mythical is an early and primitive stage, in the life of the individual it is a late and mature one.
When we survey our lives and endeavors we soon observe that almost the whole of our actions and desires are bound up with the existence of other human beings.
What is the meaning of human life, or of organic life altogether? To answer this question at all implies a religion. Is there any sense then, you ask, in putting it? I answer, the man who regards his own life and that of his fellow creatures as meaningless is not merely unfortunate but almost disqualified for life.
We don’t even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward. In times of tragedy, of war, of necessity, people do amazing things. The human capacity for survival and renewal is awesome.