I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
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.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Our true nationality is mankind.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
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 despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.