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.
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.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. That’s four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
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.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
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.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
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.