One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.