Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
People fall forward to success.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Our true nationality is mankind.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
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.