The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
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.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
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.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
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.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
A human being is a deciding being.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.