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
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
A human being is a deciding being.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
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.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
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.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.