Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
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.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
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.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
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.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
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.