Our true nationality is mankind.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
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 woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A human being is a deciding being.
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.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
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.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.