Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
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.
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.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. That’s four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
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.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be