In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
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
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
People fall forward to success.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
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.
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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
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.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.