The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
People fall forward to success.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
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 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
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.