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 whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.