Our true nationality is mankind.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
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.
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.
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.
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 whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.