The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
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.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
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.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
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.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?