Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
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.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.