A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
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.
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.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
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 capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
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.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.