Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
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.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
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.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.