The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
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.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
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.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.