I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
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.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
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.
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.
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.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
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.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.