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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
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.
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.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
A human being is a deciding being.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
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.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.