What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
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.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.