He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
It’s extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
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.
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.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
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.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.