Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
People fall forward to success.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
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.
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.
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.