That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
People fall forward to success.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
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.
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.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.