Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
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.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Our true nationality is mankind.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
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.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.