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.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
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.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.