Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.