After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
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.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
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
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
People fall forward to success.