Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
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.
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.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.