Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
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.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
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 wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
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.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
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.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.