Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
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.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
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
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.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
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.