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.
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.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
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.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.