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.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
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.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
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.