Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
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.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
A person's a person, no matter how small.