In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
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 seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...