Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
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.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
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 time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
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
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.