Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
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.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.