A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
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.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
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.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
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.
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
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.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
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.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
People fall forward to success.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.