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.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
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.
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.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
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.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
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
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.