If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.