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.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
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.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
A human being is a deciding being.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
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.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.