These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
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.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
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.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
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.
A human being is a deciding being.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.