All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
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.
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.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
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.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
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 true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.