I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young 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?
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
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.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.