Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
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.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.