The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
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.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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.
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.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.