Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
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.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
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.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.