Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
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.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
A human being is a deciding 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.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
People fall forward to success.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.