Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
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
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.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
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.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.