Selfishness is the greatest curse of the human race.
When the human race neglects its weaker members, when the family neglects its weakest one – it’s the first blow in a suicidal movement. I see the neglect in cities around the country, in poor white children in West Virginia and Virginia and Kentucky – in the big cities, too, for that matter.
Every daring attempt to make a great change in existing conditions, every lofty vision of new possibilities for the human race, has been labeled Utopian.
The good poet sticks to his real loves, those within the realm of possibility. He never tries to hold hands with God or the human race.
Who included me among the ranks of the human race?
You cannot have Liberty in this world without what you call Moral Virtue, and you cannot have Moral Virtue without the slavery of that half of the human race who hate what you call Moral Virtue.
All human beings have a right to life. Our unborn children are members of the human race. They’re human beings, so they have a right to life.
War itself is the enemy of the human race.
One’s friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
You have to develop ways so that you can take up for yourself, and then you take up for someone else. And so sooner or later, you have enough courage to really stand up for the human race and say, ‘I’m a representative.’