How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
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.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
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.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.