Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
A human being is a deciding being.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
People fall forward to success.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.