The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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
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.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?