You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
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.