Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
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.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
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.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
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.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Our true nationality is mankind.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?