There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
It’s extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
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.
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.