People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
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.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
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.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
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 sins are attempts to fill voids.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?