Our true nationality is mankind.
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?
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.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
People fall forward to success.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
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.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
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.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.