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.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
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.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
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.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
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.
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.
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.