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.
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.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
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.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
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.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.