To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
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.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
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.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
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.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.