In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
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.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
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.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
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.
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.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.