Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
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.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
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.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.