People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
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.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
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.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.