You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
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.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
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.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. That’s four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.