Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
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.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.