After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
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 human being is a deciding being.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
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.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.