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.
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.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
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.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
People fall forward to success.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.