Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
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
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
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 greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
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.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
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.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.