If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
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.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
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.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.