The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
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.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
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.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
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.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.