Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
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.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
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 person's a person, no matter how small.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.