Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
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.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
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.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. That’s four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
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.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
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.
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.
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.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.