I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
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.
Our true nationality is mankind.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission