A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
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.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
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.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
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.
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.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
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.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.