I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
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.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
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.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
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.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
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.