People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
People fall forward to success.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Our true nationality is mankind.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
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.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.