A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
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.
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.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
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.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
People fall forward to success.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.