That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
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.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
People fall forward to success.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
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.
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.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
A human being is a deciding being.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.