There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
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.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
People fall forward to success.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Our true nationality is mankind.