It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
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.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
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.
Our true nationality is mankind.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.