Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
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.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
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.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Our true nationality is mankind.
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.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.