Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
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.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
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.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
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.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Its extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
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.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.