Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
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.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
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.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
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.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.