Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
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.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
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.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.