It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
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.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
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
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
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.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.