There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
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.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
A person's a person, no matter how small.