A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
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 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.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.