I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
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.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
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.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
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.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.