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.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
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.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.