People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
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.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
People fall forward to success.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.