There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
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.
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.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?