A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
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.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.