Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
A human being is a deciding being.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?