People fall forward to success.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
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.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
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.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.