There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
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.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
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 woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.