Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
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.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
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.
People fall forward to success.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
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.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
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.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.