The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
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.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
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.
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.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.