These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
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.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
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.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.