What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.