People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
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 man is great by deeds, not by birth.
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.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.