The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
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In America everybody is of the opinion that he has no social superiors, since all men are equal, but he does not admit that he has no social inferiors, for, from the time of Jefferson onward, the doctrine that all men are equal applies only upwards, not downwards.
Against my will, in the course of my travels, the belief that everything worth knowing was known at Cambridge gradually wore off. In this respect my travels were very useful to me.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
Those who forget good and evil and seek only to know the facts are more likely to achieve good than those who view the world through the distorting medium of their own desires.
The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics.
We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.
Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives.
Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.
It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age but, if so, it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that guards the door, and this dragon is religion.
Chronic malnutrition, or the lack of proper nutrition over time directly contributes to three times as many child deaths as food scarcity. Yet surprisingly, you don't really hear about this hidden crisis through the morning news, Twitter or headlines of major newspapers.
Like charity, I believe glamour should begin at home.
My mom is painfully sweet she's from Nebraska.
There is hardly such a thing as a war in which it makes no difference who wins. Nearly always one side stands more of less for progress, the other side more or less for reaction.
I am confident that nobody... will accuse me of selfishness if I ask to spend time, while I am still in good health, with my family, my friends and also with myself.
I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.
People respond when you tell them there is a great future in front of you, you can leave your past behind.
The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.
You can close more business in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you.
Thanks to television, for the first time the young are seeing history made before it is censored by their elders.