Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
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.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
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?
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.