A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
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.
A human being is a deciding being.
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.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
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.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.