The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
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.
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.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.