I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
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.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
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.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.