Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
People fall forward to success.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Our true nationality is mankind.
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.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
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.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
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.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.