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
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.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
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.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being Ė you.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
A human being is a deciding being.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.