People fall forward to success.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.