How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
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.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
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.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.