Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
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.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
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.