A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
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.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
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.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Our true nationality is mankind.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.