To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Our true nationality is mankind.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
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.
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.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
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.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.