In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
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 man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
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.
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.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
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.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
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.