I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
A person's a person, no matter how small.