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.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
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.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.