A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
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.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
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.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
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.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
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.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.