Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
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.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
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.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
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.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.