Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
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.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
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.
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 human being is a deciding being.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.