Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
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.
People fall forward to success.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
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.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
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.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.