Only those who respect the personality of others can be of real use to them.
I don\'t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.
An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight... The truly wise person is color-blind.
The time will come when public opinion will no longer tolerate amusements based on the mistreatment and killing of animals. The time will come, but when? When will we reach the point that hunting, the pleasure in killing animals for sport, will be regarded as a mental aberration?
Happiness? That's nothing more than a good health and a poor memory.
It is a man's sympathy with all creatures that truly makes him a man. Until he extends his circle of compassion to all living things, man himself will not find peace.
Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the earth.
The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives.
A man can only do what he can do. But if he does that each day he can sleep at night and do it again the next day.
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.
Let me give you a definition of ethics: It is good to maintain and further life it is bad to damage and destroy life.
A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him, that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men, and when he devotes himself helpfully to all life that is in need of help.
Let me give you the definition of ethics: it is good to maintain life and to further life. It is bad to damage and destroy life. And this ethic, profound and universal, has the significance of a religion. It is religion.
A man is truly ethical only when he obeys the compulsion to help all life which he is able to assist, and shrinks from injuring anything that lives.