Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
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.
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.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
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.
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.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Our true nationality is mankind.
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.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
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.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.