How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Our true nationality is mankind.
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.
It’s extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
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 world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.