Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.