These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
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.
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.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
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.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.