To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.