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.
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.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
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.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
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.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
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.