He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
A human being is a deciding being.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
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.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
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.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.