Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
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.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.