Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
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.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.