The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
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.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
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.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.