Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
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.
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.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
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.
Our true nationality is mankind.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
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.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
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.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.