Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
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
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.