A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
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.
People fall forward to success.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
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.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
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.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.