Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
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.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
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.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
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.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.