A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
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.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
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.