We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
People fall forward to success.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
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.
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.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
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.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.