The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
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.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
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
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
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 man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.