A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
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.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
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.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.