He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
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.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
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.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
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.
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.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.