If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
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.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.