People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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 question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
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.
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.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.