The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
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.
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.
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.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
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 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.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.