A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. That’s four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
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.
Our true nationality is mankind.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
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.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.