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.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.