A human being is a deciding being.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
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.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Our true nationality is mankind.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.