People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
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.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!