Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
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.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
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.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
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.