Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
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.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
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.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
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
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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
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.