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.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
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.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
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.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.