A person's a person, no matter how small.
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.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
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
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.
Our true nationality is mankind.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
A human being is a deciding being.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.