Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
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.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
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.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.