The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
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.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
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.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
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.
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
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.