Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
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 woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Our true nationality is mankind.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
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.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
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.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.