A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good 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.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
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.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.