All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
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.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.