A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
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.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
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.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.