Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
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.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
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 first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.