Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Our true nationality is mankind.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
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.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
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
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
People fall forward to success.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.