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.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
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.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
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.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
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.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.