How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
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 man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Our true nationality is mankind.
A human being is a deciding being.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.