The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
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.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
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.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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.