To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
Man lives consciously for himself, but is an unconscious instrument in the attainment of the historic, universal, aims of humanity.
To vilify a great man is the readiest way in which a little man can himself attain greatness.
For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.
I don't need a man to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we'll ever have is the one with ourselves.
No man who is not willing to help himself has any right to apply to his friends, or to the gods.
Often even a whole city suffers for a bad man who sins and contrives presumptuous deeds.
Let no man be called happy before his death. Till then, he is not happy, only lucky.
The World Trade Center is a living symbol of man's dedication to world peace... a representation of man's belief in humanity, his need for individual dignity, his beliefs in the cooperation of men, and, through cooperation, his ability to find greatness.
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's form of genius in you, and to suffer the slavery of being a girl.
Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.
Let a man get up and say, Behold, this is the truth, and instantly I perceive a sandy cat filching a piece of fish in the background. Look, you have forgotten the cat, I say.
The world resembles a stage on which every man is playing a part.
I would vote for the man who's lived life, who's done different occupations, who's been out in the real world and struggled to make a living, struggled to raise a family, struggled with life as it exists. So I'd vote for experience, honest experience.
How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.
The sea, the great unifier, is man's only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat.
To do all that one is able to do, is to be a man; to do all that one would like to do, is to be a god.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes of which all men have some.
Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.
A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite.
Hollywood is a place where a man can get stabbed in the back while climbing a ladder.
Every man makes a god of his own desire.
A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.
For Africa to me... is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.