We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
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.
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.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
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.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
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?
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.