Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
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.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
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.