After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
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.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
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.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
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.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.