To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
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.
There are four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Thatís four million solutions to the problem of staying alive.
By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
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.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
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.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
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 man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
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.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.