I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
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.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
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.
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.
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.
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. That’s four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.