I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.