Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
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.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
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