Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
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.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
A human being is a deciding being.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
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.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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.
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.