If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
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.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
People fall forward to success.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. That’s four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.