In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore. There is always something to make you wonder in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf.
The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.
At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.
Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure the inner perfection of his own personality.
An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight... the truly wise person is colorblind.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
We are all so much together, but we are all dying of loneliness.
The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
Man can hardly even recognize the devils of his own creation.
Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals.