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.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
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.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Our true nationality is mankind.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
People fall forward to success.
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.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.