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
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
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.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
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.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.