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
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
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.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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.
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.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
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.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.