Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
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.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
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.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
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.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
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.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.