I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
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.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
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.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.