There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
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.
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.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
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.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!