Our true nationality is mankind.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
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.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.