Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
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.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
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.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
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 is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
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.