You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
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.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
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 question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
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.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
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.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.