If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
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.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
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.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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.
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.