In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
A human being is a deciding being.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.