All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
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.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
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.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
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.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
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.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
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.
Our true nationality is mankind.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.