Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
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.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
A human being is a deciding being.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
People fall forward to success.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.