He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
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.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
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.
A human being is a deciding being.
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.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
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 demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
It’s extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.