I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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?
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
Our true nationality is mankind.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
A human being is a deciding being.
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.
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.
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.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.