I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
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.
Our true nationality is mankind.
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.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.