Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
A human being is a deciding being.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
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?
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.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.