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 greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
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.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
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.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
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.
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