Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
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.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
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.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.