How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
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.
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.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
People fall forward to success.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.