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.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
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
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.
It’s extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
A human being is a deciding being.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.