One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
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.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
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.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.