A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
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 seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
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.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.