All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
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.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.