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 fall forward to success.
A human being is a deciding being.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
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.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
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 person's a person, no matter how small.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Our true nationality is mankind.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
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.