The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
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.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.