A person's a person, no matter how small.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
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.
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 is great by deeds, not by birth.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
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.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
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.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.