Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
People fall forward to success.
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.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
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.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.