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.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
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.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
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.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.