A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
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.
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.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
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
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
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.