Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
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.
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.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
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.
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.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.