Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
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.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
People fall forward to success.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.