Human kindness can be found in all groups, even those which as a whole it would be easy to condemn.
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 is his specific opportunity to implement it.
An abnormal reaction to an abnormal situation is normal behavior.
Love is the only way to grasp another human being in the innermost core of his personality. No one can become fully aware of the very essence of another human being unless he loves him. By his love he is enabled to see the essential traits and features in the beloved person; and even more, he sees that which is potential in him, which is not yet [Countinue reading...]
Those who have a 'why' to live, can bear with almost any 'how'.
Don't aim at success. The more you aim at it and make it a target, the more you are going to miss it. For success, like happiness, cannot be pursued; it must ensue, and it only does so as the unintended side effect of one's personal dedication to a cause greater than oneself or as the by-product of one's surrender to a person other than oneself.
When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.