He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
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.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
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.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.