A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.