Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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 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.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
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.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
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.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
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 first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.