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.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
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.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.