Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
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
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.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
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.
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.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.