Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
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.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.