People fall forward to success.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
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.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
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.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
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.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
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.