It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
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 person's a person, no matter how small.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
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.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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
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.
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?
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
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.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
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.
Its extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Our true nationality is mankind.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.