We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
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.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
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 whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
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.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
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.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
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.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.