We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
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.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
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.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Our true nationality is mankind.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.