Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
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.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
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.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
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.