There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Our true nationality is mankind.
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.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
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.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
People fall forward to success.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
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.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
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 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.