A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
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.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
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.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
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.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.