Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
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.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
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.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
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.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.