One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
People fall forward to success.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
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.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
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.
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.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!