The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
A human being is a deciding being.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.