Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
A human being is a deciding being.
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.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
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.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
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.
People fall forward to success.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.