Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
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.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
A human being is a deciding being.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
Our true nationality is mankind.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.