Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
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.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.