A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
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.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
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.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
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.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
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.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.