Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
A human being is a deciding being.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
A person's a person, no matter how small.