Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
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.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
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.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
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.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
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 people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
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.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.