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.
People fall forward to success.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
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.
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.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.