A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
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.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
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.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
People fall forward to success.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.