A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
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.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
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.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
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.
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.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.