We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
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.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
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.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
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.
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.
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