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.
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.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
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.
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.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
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.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
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.
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.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
People fall forward to success.