The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
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.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
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.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
People fall forward to success.