If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
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.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
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.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
People fall forward to success.
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 greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
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.