Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
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.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
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.
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.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.