It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
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.
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.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
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.