Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
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.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
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.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.