A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
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.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.