Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
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.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
People fall forward to success.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.