How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
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.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
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.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
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 is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.