We are not makers of history. We are made by history.
Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
We must use time creatively, in the knowledge that the time is always ripe to do right.
There is nothing more tragic than to find an individual bogged down in the length of life, devoid of breadth.
Property is intended to serve life, and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect, it has no personal being. It is part of the earth man walks on. It is not man.
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will.
The quality, not the longevity, of one’s life is what is important.
Also, Check – Abraham Lincoln Quotes
A lie cannot live.
The past is prophetic in that it asserts loudly that wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.
He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.
There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.
Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.
It is not enough to say we must not wage war. It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it.
If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
Let no man pull you so low as to hate him.
No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they’d die for.
Also, Check – Winston Churchill Quotes
A man who won’t die for something is not fit to live.
We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness.
No person has the right to rain on your dreams.
Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see.
We must concentrate not merely on the negative expulsion of war but the positive affirmation of peace.
A riot is the language of the unheard.
A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Also, Check – Henry Miller Quotes
Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Forgiveness is not an occasional act; it is a constant attitude.
Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?
Ten thousand fools proclaim themselves into obscurity, while one wise man forgets himself into immortality.
When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative.
That old law about ‘an eye for an eye’ leaves everybody blind. The time is always right to do the right thing.
If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.
Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle.
Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better.
We cannot walk alone.
The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.
Also, Check – Oscar Wilde Quotes
We will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.
The moral arc of the universe bends at the elbow of justice.
Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.
At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.
Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind.