A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
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.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
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
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.