Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
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.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
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.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Our true nationality is mankind.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.