The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
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.
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.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
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 woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
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.
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.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.