It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
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.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
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.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
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.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.