Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
A human being is a deciding being.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
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.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
People fall forward to success.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.