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.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
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.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
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.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being Ė you.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.