Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
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.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
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.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
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.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
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.