Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
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.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
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.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.