A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
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.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
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.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.