To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
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.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
People fall forward to success.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.