Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
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.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
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.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the 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.
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.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.