People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
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.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
People fall forward to success.
It’s extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.
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.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
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.