Our true nationality is mankind.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.