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.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
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.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
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.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.