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.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
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.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
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
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
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.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can 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.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
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.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.