If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Our true nationality is mankind.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
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.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
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.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.