To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
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.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
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.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
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.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
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.