Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
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.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
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.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.