On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
People fall forward to success.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
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.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.