A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Our true nationality is mankind.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
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.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
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 capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.