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.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
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.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
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.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.