I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
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.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
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.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
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.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
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.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.