People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
People fall forward to success.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
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.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
A human being is a deciding being.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
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.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
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.
Our true nationality is mankind.