Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.