Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of 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.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Our true nationality is mankind.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
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
People fall forward to success.
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 greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.