Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
People fall forward to success.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
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.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
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.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
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.