"For most men life is a search for the proper manila envelope in which to get themselves filed."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Clifton Paul Fadiman on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Clifton Paul Fadiman on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Clifton Paul Fadiman on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Clifton Paul Fadiman on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Clifton Paul Fadiman on Mahatma Gandhi
"One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention."
"A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke - and that the joke is oneself."
"When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable."