Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
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.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal ? no one will see it. But when a button is missing?everyone sees that.
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
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.
Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate...
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
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.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
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.
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.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.