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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
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
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 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.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
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.
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.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
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.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
A human being is a deciding being.