These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Our true nationality is mankind.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
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.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.