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.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
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.
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.
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.
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.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.