A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
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.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.