I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
People fall forward to success.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
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.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Our true nationality is mankind.