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.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
People fall forward to success.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
A human being is a deciding being.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.