Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
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.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
Our true nationality is mankind.
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.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
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.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.