It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
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.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
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.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.