The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
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.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.