We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
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.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
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.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.