When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
People fall forward to success.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
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.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
A human being is a deciding being.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.