People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
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.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
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.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
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.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
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.