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 highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
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.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.