I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
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.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
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.
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.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.