The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
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.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
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.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
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.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.