It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
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.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.