If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
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.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
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.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
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.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
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.