If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
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.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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 that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
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.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.