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.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
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.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
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 greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.