A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
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.
People fall forward to success.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
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.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
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.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
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.