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.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
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.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
The greatest attitude of all is gratitude.
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.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
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.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
Our true nationality is mankind.
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.