In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.