Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
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.