Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
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.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.