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.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
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.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
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.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
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.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
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.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.