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.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
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.
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.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
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?
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.