Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
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.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
A human being is a deciding being.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
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.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.