People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
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.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
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.
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.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
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.
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.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Our true nationality is mankind.