The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
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.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.