One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.