It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
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.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
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.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
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.
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.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.