There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
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.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
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.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
A human being is a deciding being.