Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
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.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
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.
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
Our true nationality is mankind.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
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 despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.