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.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
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.
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.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.