If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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 musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
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.
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.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
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.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.