I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
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.
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.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
It’s extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
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.