People fall forward to success.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
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.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
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.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
A human being is a deciding being.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
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.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.