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.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
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.
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.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
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 greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.