It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
People fall forward to success.
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.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
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.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
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.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!