The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
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.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
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.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.