He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.