People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
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.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
A human being is a deciding being.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.