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.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
A human being is a deciding being.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.