Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
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.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.