Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
A human being is a deciding being.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
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.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.