The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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 U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
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.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.