Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
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.
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.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
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.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
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.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.