Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
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.
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.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A human being is a deciding being.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
People fall forward to success.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.