We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
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.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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 man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
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.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
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.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
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.