Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
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.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
A human being is a deciding being.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
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.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. That’s four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
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.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.