If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
People fall forward to success.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
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.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
A human being is a deciding being.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
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.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
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.
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.