How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
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.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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 who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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.
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.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
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.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.