Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
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.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
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.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
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.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.