I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
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.
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.
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.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
People fall forward to success.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
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.
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.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?