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.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
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.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?