A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
People fall forward to success.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
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.
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.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.