Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
A human being is a deciding being.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
People fall forward to success.