All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
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.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
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 measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.