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.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
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.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
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.