That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
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.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
A human being is a deciding being.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be