It is among the evils of slavery that it taints the very sources of moral principle. It establishes false estimates of virtue and vice: for what can be more false and heartless than this doctrine which makes the first and holiest rights of humanity to depend upon the color of the skin?
More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.
There is enough in the world for everyone's need, but not for everyone's greed.
Is man an ape or an angel? Now I am on the side of the angels.
Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
Seven social sins: politics without principles, wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, and worship without sacrifice.
Too seldom does the world pause to consider how much kinder and more humane business has become since women invaded the market-place.
Well-ventilated, well-lighted, and sanitarily kept workrooms, rest-rooms and other creature comforts provided in factories, stores, and office buildings are largely the results of women's presence in industry.
Women's presence ... has done more, I believe, than labor's strikes and struggles to shorten the working day, and improve the conditions under which work is performed.
Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.
The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.
There are only two kinds of men: those righteous who believe themselves sinners; the other sinners who believe themselves righteous.
Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never Is, but always To be blest.
To run this business ... you need ... optimism, humanism, enthusiasm, intuition, curiosity, love, humour, magic and fun, and that secret ingredient - euphoria.
I found one day in school a boy of medium size ill-treating a smaller boy. I expostulated, but he replied:The bigs hit me, so I hit the babies; that's fair.In these words he epitomized the history of the human race.
It is preoccupation with possession, more than anything else, that prevents men from living freely and nobly.
When a person doesn't have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity. A person can almost be defined by his or her attitude toward gratitude.