It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
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.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
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.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
A human being is a deciding being.
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.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.