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.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
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.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
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.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
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.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?