We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
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.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.