In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
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.
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.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.