He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
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.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
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.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
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.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. That’s four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.