Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
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.
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.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
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.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.