The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
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.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
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.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
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?
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.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.