Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
A human being is a deciding being.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
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.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
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.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
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.