A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
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.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
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.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.