Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
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.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
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.
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.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
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.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
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.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.