Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
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.
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.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
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.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
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.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.