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.
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
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.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
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.
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.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
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.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
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?
A human being is a deciding being.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
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.
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.