The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
People fall forward to success.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
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 seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.