You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
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.
Are we happy that our grandchildren may never seen an elephant except in a picture book?
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
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.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
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.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
All sins are attempts to fill voids.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.