A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
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.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
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.
People fall forward to success.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
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.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
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?
Our true nationality is mankind.