Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
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.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Our true nationality is mankind.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
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.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
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.