If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
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
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
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.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
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.
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.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
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.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.