What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
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.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
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.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
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.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
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.
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.