Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
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.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
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.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
People fall forward to success.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
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.
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.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.