Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
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.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
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.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
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.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
A human being is a deciding being.
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.