I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
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.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
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.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
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.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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 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.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.