A person's a person, no matter how small.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Our true nationality is mankind.
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.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.