How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Our true nationality is mankind.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
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.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
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.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
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.
A human being is a deciding being.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.