Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Our true nationality is mankind.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
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.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
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.
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.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director 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.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.