Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.