I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
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.
People fall forward to success.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
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.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
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.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.