There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
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?
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
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.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.