Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
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?
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.
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.
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.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
People fall forward to success.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.