Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.