Our true nationality is mankind.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
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.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
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 person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.