I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
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.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
It’s extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?
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.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
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.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
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.
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.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.