Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.