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.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
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.
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.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Our true nationality is mankind.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
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.