How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
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.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.