It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.