We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
It’s extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
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.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
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.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
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.