Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
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.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe 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.