Our true nationality is mankind.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
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.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
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.