Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
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.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.