The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
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.
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.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
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.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Our true nationality is mankind.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
People fall forward to success.