A human being is a deciding being.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
More than 26,000 lives may be lost to the effects of drug abuse this year. This tragic impact is felt in communities across this great nation. Sadly many of these deaths occur among our young people.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
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.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
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.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
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.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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.