A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
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.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
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.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?