The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
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.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
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.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
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.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
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.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.