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.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
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.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
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.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
A human being is a deciding being.
Our true nationality is mankind.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
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.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
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.
No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.