Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
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.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.