The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
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.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
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.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
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.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?