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.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
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.
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.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
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.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
A human being is a deciding being.