A human being is a deciding being.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
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.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
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.
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.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
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.