We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
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.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
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 of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
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.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.